What's on inWatford

Welcome to Watford

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Watford - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Watford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Watford

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DEC
1 Big Night Out Santa Christmas Crawl Saturday
1 Big Night Out Meeting Point, Verve Bar

Come and party with 1 Big Night Out on our Santa Christmas crawlsComplete with free Santa suits. Yeah thats right We have everything you need to get into the festive spirit this yearVisiting 5 of the best bars and clubs in the…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07792 659005
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DEC
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Gerrards Cross Memorial Centre

Silhouette Theatre present A Christmas Carol By Charles DickensA classic tale of greed ghosts and humbugTickets Children £3 Adults £5 Family Ticket £15Doors open from 4.30pm Show starts at 5.00pm…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01753- 883759
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20
DEC
Afterfleurs, Hows Harry
Barfly Camden

Hosted by HOT VOX at this renowned venue these bands are storming Londons music scene and creating a buzz all around them.Headliners Afterfleurs are a four piece outfit from South London who in only a year of being together have graced various…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02076 888994
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20
DEC
Camden Rock Out for Xmas + After Party
The Fiddler's Elbow

PLAYING LIVE at this Rock extravaganza;THE BUZZZ HITS THE UKTHE Buzzz will be hitting the UK shores again this December from LA with guests Sunil Tailor on Guitar and Tommy Dean on DrumsThey will be performing a killer set as…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07877 798233
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20
DEC
Christmas trail
Cliveden National Trust

This year Father Christmas has left some small presents around the gardens at Cliveden.Follow his festive trail have a go at the activities on route and pick up little stocking‐filler gifts. Ideal for children aged 4 years and above. …

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01628 605069
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DEC
Comedy Carnival @ Pete Johanson
Bar Rumba

Comedy Carnival presents an outstanding line‐up of international comedy every Friday and Saturday night. Tonights show features by four comedians. Christmas Packages with food and drinks are available for group bookings. Doors 7:00 pm Nightclub 10:00 pm ‐ 3:00 am. Happy Hour…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02070 417312
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20
DEC
FREE XMAS CHARITY PARTY: Somewhat Damaged #3
The Unicorn Camden

SOMEWHAT DAMAGED: A new night of LOUD alternative noise from the underground.After two successful events with a packed out venue and an amazing party atmosphere were back at The Unicorn in Camden Town on Saturday the 20th of December... and this time…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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DEC
Fuzzgun Christmas Bowl
Bloomsbury Lanes

Expect to hear the likes of:Incubus System of a Down Anthrax Slipknot Green Day Nirvana Blink 182 Snot Machine Head Soundgarden Red Hot Chilli Peppers Boy Hits Car Korn Snuff Slayer Deftones Pearl Jam Fear Factory Less Than Jake Bloodhound Gang Filter…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02071 831979
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20
DEC
Havana Calling presents Muévete!
Notting Hill Arts Club

For an end of the year celebration DJ Cal Jader is joined by two of the finest new wave tropical selectors and close Movimientos collaborators Mad Max and Chilango for the monthly fiesta Muvete with its original formula of uptempo Latino‐Caribbean‐Tropical soundclash…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07723 381303
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DEC
High On Heels on 20 December 2014
Quaglinos

This Saturday evening plays host to residents HIGH ON HEELS. On the grand stage musicians and DJs put their own flavour on dance remixes featuring soaring vocals and tight rhythms.Free entrance on the door subject to availability.For advance dinner reservations call 0207…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02079 306767
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20
DEC
Los Padrinos de Salsa : Featuring Los Cabrones
Floridita

Saturday nights at Floridita London featuring the finest and most established live salsa and boogaloo bands in the UK.For dining contact Floridita on 0207 314 4000Restaurant opens from 5:30pm.Los Cabrones7:30pm ‐ 1am DJ till 3amLos Cabrones a new project from the Cuban…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02073 144050
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20
DEC
Rollin Stoned
The Half Moon Putney

A tribute to The Rolling Stones focusing on the early part of their career from 1964 ‐ 1969 including Jumping Jack Flash Paint It Black Not Fade Away and Satisfaction. Expect a minimum two hour show with rockin all the way and…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02087 809383
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20
DEC
Ska - Reggae Club Coast To Coast Camden
The Fiddler's Elbow

Coast To Coasts Return At The Fiddler S Elbow Has Been Unbelievably Massive A Great Supporting Crew Of People Including The Legendary Dave Barker Helped Revive The Atmosphere Of C2c Along The Way.As Always The Night Will Be A Knock OutCoast…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07877 798233
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DEC
We Love Michael Jackson
Primo Bar

Alex Charles pays tribute to Michael Jackson. He is a singer and musician who enjoyed great success in the charts in the 80s and 90s and fronted soul group Heatwave for over 25 years.Alex sings with a high strong and clear vocal…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07477 477126
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20
DEC
Andre Rieu
Wembley Arena

Andre Rieu is a rather revolutionary force within the world of classical music from a very young age his father a conductor of the Maastricht Symphony Orchestra taught him the ways in which someone could…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
DEC
Billy Elliot London
Victoria Palace Theatre

Billy Elliot London appears live in London Greater London at Victoria Palace Theatre on Saturday 20 December 2014. For ticket prices to watch Billy Elliot London at Victoria Palace Theatre see the list of tickets available for Billy Elliot…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
DEC
Billy Elliot The Musical
Victoria Palace Theatre

Based on the Oscar nominated film Billy Elliot ‐ The Musical tells the inspirational story of one boys dedication to his dream of dancing against all odds.The story is set in the north of…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
DEC
Carols By Candlelight
Royal Albert Hall

Carols By Candlelight at Royal Albert Hall in London on Saturday 20 December 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Carols By Candlelight tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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DEC
Cats
London Palladium

Cats at London Palladium in London on Saturday 20 December 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best prices all…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
DEC
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Roald Dahl’s deliciously dark tale of young Charlie Bucket and the mysterious confectioner Willy Wonka comes to life in a brand new West End musical directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes. Featuring ingenious stagecraft…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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DEC
Chris Rea
Eventim Apollo

Chris Rea is one of Englands greatest contemporary Rock legends having released nearly 20 albums he is as prolific as he is talented. Taking the time to appreciate the music of Chris Rea requires…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
DEC
Christmas Carol Singalong
Royal Albert Hall

Christmas Carol Singalong at Royal Albert Hall in London on Saturday 20 December 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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DEC
City of Angels
Donmar Warehouse Theatre

City of Angels at Donmar Warehouse Theatre in London on Saturday 20 December 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
DEC
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Savoy Theatre

Acclaimed director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell Kinky Boots Legally Blonde Hairspray brings the new multi‐million pound production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels the Musical to the Savoy Theatre. Starring three time Olivier and Tony Award winner…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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DEC
Don Quixote
Royal Opera House

Don Quixote at Royal Opera House in London on Saturday 20 December 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Don Quixote live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
DEC
Eric and Little Ern
St. James Theatre

This affectionate and fantastically funny homage to the greatest comedy double act that Britain has ever seen vividly brings back warm memories of a bygone era. Recreating some of the finest moments of Eric and…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
DEC
Fulham FC vs Sheffield Wednesday
Craven Cottage

Fulham FC vs Sheffield Wednesday at Craven Cottage in London on Saturday 20 December 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Sports

20
DEC
Ghost Stories
Arts Theatre London

Ghost Stories at Arts Theatre London in London on Saturday 20 December 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Ghost Stories live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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DEC
Great Britain
Haymarket Theatre Royal

Great Britain at Haymarket Theatre Royal in London on Saturday 20 December 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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DEC
International Horse Show
Olympia

International Horse Show at Olympia in London on Saturday 20 December 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do the…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

Tourist Attractions


Butterfly World

After a winter packed full of developments, Butterfly World near St Albans is ready to open its wings and amaze visitors this Spring. From 29th April 2010, phase II of this ever‐evolving project, due to complete in 2011 with the opening of the massive biodome , will…

De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre

The De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre is the oldest of it's type in Britain today, which was opened in 1959 to display the De Havilland Mosquito prototype. There is a comprehensive collection of 20 de Havilland aircraft, along with related memorabilia. The Aeroshop specialises in all…

St Albans Cathedral

The Cathedral and Abbey Church of Saint Alban is the seat of the Bishop of St Albans and serves the Diocese of St Albans in the counties of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, the Borough of Luton and the London Borough of Barnet.The cathedral is a centre of worship and mission…

Veralamium Museum

Verulamium Museum is on the site of one of the major cities in Roman Britain, now an attractive park. Inside there are ‐ recreated Roman rooms ‐ hands‐on Discovery Areas ‐ video presentations ‐ touch screen databases ‐ some of the finest Roman mosaics…

A P Amusements

A P Amusements ‐ Amusement Park in Watford, . Contact venue on telephone number 01923256348 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Abbey View Golf Course

Abbey View Golf Course ‐ golf course in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01727 868227 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Abbey View Golf Course golf courseclub.…

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